Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer.

She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and hosted her syndicated television talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, from 2003 to 2022.

Ellen DeGeneres has a net worth of $500 million.

She is best known for the sitcom "Ellen," which she created and which ran from 1994 to 1998 as well as the syndicated talk show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," which aired from 2003 through 2021.

Her syndicated show made her extraordinarily rich in Hollywood terms. At her peak, Ellen earned around $60 million in salary from the talk show alone.

Ellen DeGeneres was born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana. Her mother Elizabeth was a speech therapist and her father Elliott was an insurance agent.

In the fall of 2003, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" debuted. Today, it is one of the most-watched talk shows on daytime television. In just its first three seasons, the show won 25 Emmy Awards. Ellen celebrated her 100th episode on May 1, 2009. Her 2000th show was in December 2015.

DeGeneres has also hosted the Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Academy Awards.